One thing to consider when choosing an overhead garage door is the weather in your area. High winds or areas prone to hurricanes may require special materials or additional bracing to deal with the weather. Due to their size, garage doors are particularly susceptible to wind damage. You may want to consider additional bracing, heavier track gauging and additional hardware if you live near the ocean. For example, a Sacramento overhead door may not have the same requirements as one in coastal Florida would. Failure to properly secure your panel could lead to you having to pay for garage door dent repair or worse – a new door entirely.
In high weather areas, you’ll also want to get your garage door spring inspected more often. This should be done at least once a year, depending on how often you use the garage door. It’s definitely a job you’ll want to leave to the professionals. Considering the incredible tension they are under, springs are a serious safety risk and can cause serious harm and even death if accidentally released.
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Regular inspection is also a good idea, especially if you live in an area with high winds. Contact Sac’s Garage Door Repair today to schedule an inspection. Serving the Rocklin and Greater Sacramento areas, all our work is guaranteed 100%. Give us a call anytime, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or book an appointment online. We’ll be happy to help. Our technicians are certified and professional.